Chabot College

25555 Hesperian Blvd
Hayward, CA 94545
Tel: (510)723-6600
13,047 students
Public institution
Founded in 1961 and established primarily as a transfer institution to prepare students for admission to four-year colleges and universities, Chabot College has earned a solid reputation for educational excellence. Chabot?s student demographics have, in particular, changed dramatically since our inception.
School Highlights
Chabot College serves 13,047 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 46:1 is higher than the state community college average of 44:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 68%.
Chabot College is one of 10 community colleges within Alameda County, CA.
The nearest community college is Heald College-Hayward (0.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 286 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
College Chabot College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 286 staff
62 staff
Chabot College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 13,047 has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 46:1 has increased from 38:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.77 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 13,047 students 1,371 students
Chabot College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 46:1
Chabot College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 3,857 students
779 students
Chabot College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 9,190 students
1,083 students
Chabot College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Chabot College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Chabot College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Chabot College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Chabot College Black (2006-2014)
% White
Chabot College White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
Chabot College Hawaiian (2008-2013)
% Two or more races
Chabot College More (2009-2014)
% Unknown races
Chabot College Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
Chabot College Non Resident (2006-2014)
Chabot College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.77 0.70
Chabot College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,138 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,970 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,138 $5,664
Chabot College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,970 $10,360
Chabot College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 71%
Chabot College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Since 1967 the Chabot College Foundation has established its presence in the region. During the past year, 12 campus programs received financial support through the efforts of the Board's charitable work. The faculty and staff of Chabot College are committed to supporting student success. Last year Chabot College hosted over 100 international students from 30 different countries. Thousands of other international students have graduated, improved their English and transferred to a university throughout the past years. Career counseling provides the student with an opportunity for clarification and integration of career and educational goals, study of careers and lifestyles, vocational and career testing, and presentation of resource speakers. Counselors also provide courses and one-to-one career counseling. Student Services provides a variety of programs and procedures through which individuals are brought into the college for instruction, assisted in career planning & development, asissted in planning for and pursuing courses of study, provided with avenues for obtaining financial aid & employment, and given an opportunity to participate in many different activities. Student Services is also responsible for record-keeping and reporting in matters relating to student progress, attendance, and status, for health & emergency care procedures, and for the general supervision and control of the campus. The Media Services Center provides multimedia products and services designed to support and enhance faculty instruction, class projects, and campus events. Communication of the subject matter, retention of information and a lively exchange of ideas is certainly improved when all of our senses are engaged.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Heald College-Hayward
    Private for-profit
    943 students | 0.70 Mi25500 Industrial Blvd.
    Hayward CA 94545
  • 509 students | 4.40 Mi15555 E. 14th Street, Suite 500
    San Leandro CA 94578
  • 5,989 students | 11.10 Mi12500 Campus Dr
    Oakland CA 94619
  • 11,318 students | 12.80 Mi43600 Mission Blvd
    Fremont CA 94539
  • 5,712 students | 13.70 Mi555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Pky
    Alameda CA 94501
Did You Know?
For Alameda County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,145 per year for in-state students and $6,048 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Alameda County, CA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.78, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Alameda County, CA is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.